Skip to content
Subscriber Only

Trump Not Enough to Revive U.S. Investment, Kremlin Liaison Says

  • Risks are high in Russia, while returns are low, Titov says
  • Titov comes back cautious after trip to U.S. for inauguration
Video player cover image

President Donald Trump and Russia: Charlie Rose

The Kremlin’s point man for business spent a nearly a week in the U.S. last month meeting officials and executives and came away with a sobering message for his compatriots betting that the Donald Trump Administration will usher in a new era of economic cooperation.

“Even if they lift sanctions, investment won’t flow,” Boris Titov, the Kremlin’s ombudsman for business, said in an interview in Moscow. “For the moment, the risks in Russia are too high and the returns too low.”